Stategies, Results and Impacts of Evaluations 2011 - 2013
CARE began working in Tanzania in April 1994, in response to the crisis in Rwanda and the subsequent influx of refugees into the Kagera Region of North-western Tanzania. Over the ensuing years, CARE Tanzania developed innovative education, health, microfinance, and environmental programs across most regions of the country.
We seek a world of hope, tolerance and social justice, where poverty has been overcome and people live in dignity and security.
Push, Pull and Cross-Cutting Strategies
A Pathways Programming Approach
Results of a Baseline Assessment From Six Countries in Africa and Asia
"For one to be productive, you need to have access to resources and to markets," says Henry Swira. "And it's easier for men to have access to resources, because that's how traditionally it's been constructed, when actually it is women who do 70 per cent of the work in the field."
In Africa, the majority of food is grown by women, yet women own less than 2 percent of the world’s land, access only 10 percent of agricultural credit, and are routinely – systematically? – excluded from oppportunities to engage in more profitable agricultural activities and productive crop systems.
CARE has been working on sexual, reproductive and maternal health programming for 50 years.
An educated girl is more likely to delay marriage and childbirth, enjoy greater income and productivity, and raise fewer, healthier and better-educated children.